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  • noun [ masculine ]
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a double portion, two parts out of three
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  • Dó gegrundenne pipor on, and cropleác, hwǽtenes melwes twidǽl swilce ðæs pipores

    twice as much wheaten meal as pepper, two parts of meal to one of pepper,

      Lchdm. ii. 52, 22.
  • Genim heorotcrop and saluian, bewyl twydǽl on wætre

    boil away two parts out of three

      50, 12.
  • Cf. twǽde.
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  • twi-dǽl, n.